Blackhawks Win In Western Conference Semifinals


Published on May 16 2013 6:38 am
Last Updated on May 16 2013 6:38 am
Written by Millie Lange

Blackhawks Ground Red Wings In Game One

(Chicago, IL) -- Johnny Oduya and Marcus Kruger each scored in the third period to lift the Blackhawks to a 4-1 win over the Red Wings in Game One of the Western Conference semifinals. Marian Hossa scored on the power play in the first and Patrick Sharp added an empty-netter late in regulation for Chicago. Sharp says they didn't let up from the gameplan.

Corey Crawford made 20 saves for the Presidents' Trophy winning 'Hawks. Damien Brunner tied the game for Detroit just past the midway mark of the first period with his third goal of the postseason. Jimmy Howard turned away 38 shots in defeat. Chicago hosts Game Two Saturday.


Wednesday, May 15 Scoreboard

NHL Playoffs

Chicago Blackhawks 4, Detroit Red Wings 1
(Blackhawks lead best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals, 1-0)


Thursday, May 16 Schedule (All Times Central)

NHL Playoffs

6:30 p.m. - New York Rangers at Boston Bruins
(Game One of best-of-seven Eastern Conference semifinals)

9:00 p.m. - San Jose Sharks at Los Angeles Kings
(Kings lead best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals, 1-0)